Alternative text (alt text) is meant for readers who cannot see an image, such as blind readers and readers who use a text or mobile browser. It should summarize an image's purpose, and should not duplicate its caption. Every image should have alt text, except for purely decorative images, which should instead have "
The following table shows images and captions on the left, and alt text and captions on the right: the right column is what a visually impaired reader will hear. This table was computed from the copy of Ann Arbor, Michigan cached on None.
|Image and thumbnail||Text description|
City downtown at sunset
Aerial view of a city downtown, showing the Michigan Theater and a Borders in the foreground, and several buildings amongst trees in the background
Tree-lined city street, with an apartment tower with columns of windows at the far-end of the street
Night time in downtown, with buildings lit by street lamps
City skyline during the day with clear skies
Atrium of a shopping arcade, with green and yellow banners hanging overhead with the words "Nickels Arcade"
Tower with blue glass facade and white concrete sides, and a framed communication mast at the top
A painted hydrant with vertical stripes of multiple colors
A modern white building with about 5 stories, with a brick center tower
A white low-floor city bus on an empty city street